Every Tuesday Robins have the chance to talk about what’s happening in the news.
This week Robins have talked about the latest on the new lockdown rules affecting Wales, a space probe hoping to ‘high five’ an asteroid, and some spooooky ideas for celebrating Halloween at home this year whilst using the time conjunctions they have learn this week. (e.g First, second, third, at the beginning , in the middle, at the end.)
Here is a summary of our discussions.
1. Wales announces national lockdown for two weeks
Wales has announced a two-week national lockdown to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, said that from 6pm on Friday October 23 until Tuesday November 9, people should stay at home.
Under the new rules people cannot mix with others they do not live with – that’s both indoors and outdoors.
The lockdown in Wales is being called a ‘firebreak’.
2. Nasa to build the internet on the Moon!
Ever dreamed of going into space but been put off because you can’t stream films, watch YouTube or play a video game up there?
Well that dream is one step closer to becoming reality…
Nasa has teamed up with a mobile phone company, to build the first 4G mobile phone network on the Moon!
The space agency’s Artemis programme aims to establish a sustainable human presence on the moon within the next decade.
And let’s face it – you need to be able to check your phone when you’re there!
Read more about the story here – https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/54611342
3. FA has a new plan to boost diversity and equality in girls’ football
The Football Association (FA) has launched a new plan for women and girls’ football.
It’s a four-year project called Inspiring Positive Change, and it aims to “create a sustainable future” for women’s and girls’ football in England.
The new strategy means football will be part of the PE curriculum in schools and has created a target for 90% of schools in England to be part of The FA Girls’ Football School Partnerships network.
Finally, at home, why not keep up to date with the daily news at CBBC Newsround – https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround